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Military representatives attend a regular session of Burma's parliament. Despite appearances, they may not be as unified as they'd lead us to believe. Pic: AP.

Burma’s military MPs: Suu Kyi’s challenge (and opportunity)

By Wed, May 02, 2012 3:32PM UTC 2 Comments Military representatives attend a regular session of Burma's parliament. Despite appearances, they may not be as unified as they'd lead us to believe. Pic: AP.

Her boycott of parliament now over, Aung San Suu Kyi enters a decision-making arena that is by turns hostile, dynamic and full of surprise. Although the standard depiction of a hall dominated by military-backed MPs is generally correct, there are small but important divergences within the 80 percent-plus ruling faction that Suu Kyi will hope...

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